New Delhi, June 01 (KMS): The Delhi High Court has dismissed the bail plea filed by Shahid Yusuf, son of prominent Kashmiri freedom leader Syed Salahuddin, in a false case registered against him.

India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) had filed a chargesheet against Shahid Yusuf in the case on April 20, this year. »

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Srinagar, June 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their continued acts of state terrorism, martyred thirty  one (31) Kashmiris including a woman and six (6) young boys during the last month of May.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, of those martyred three (3) youth were killed in a fake encounter. »

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Concern expressed over plight of Kashmiri detainees

Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two Kashmiri youth in Kupwara district, today.

The troops killed the youth during a cordon and search operation at Qaziabad in Handwara area of the district. Indian Army claimed that the youth were militants and were killed in an encounter with the troops.

Meanwhile, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference General Secretary, Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi, in a statement in Srinagar expressed serious concern over the miserable plight of the Kashmiri political prisoners lodged in different jails and the grave human rights violations perpetrated by the Indian troops in the territory. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged forceful demonstrations in Gundibagh area of Pulwama district, last night, after Indian troops attempted to set house of a mujahid on fire.

Local residents from Gundibagh told media that some army men from Rashtriya Rifles camp at the nearby Kakapora area barged into the village and attempted to set house of a mujahid, Aadil, on fire. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, today, visited Tral and met the families of illegally detained youth.

Mukhtar Ahmad Waza expressed solidarity with the families of the detainees, Parvaiz Ahmed Butt and Shujat-ul-Islam, in Dadsar area of Tral in Pulwama district. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in Drabgam area of Pulwama district on the second consecutive day, today, to protest against the desecration of the grave of a martyred freedom-fighter, Sameer Ahmed Butt alias Sameer Tiger, by the Indian troops.

All shops, business establishments and educational institutions are closed while transport is off the road. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) has expressed serious concern over the miserable plight of the Kashmiri political detainees languishing in Udhampur Jail in Jammu.

A JKML spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar deplored that the political detainees were being deprived of basic facilities including the medical care even in the holy month of Ramadan. He said that due to non-availability of medical facilities the health of detainees was deteriorating with each passing day. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has expressed concern over the endorsement of BJP top brass in giving free hand to former so-called minister, Lal Singh, for galvanizing support and intensifying campaign for a CBI probe in the kidnapping, gang rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl, Aasifa Bano, of Kathua.

The HCBA spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “It’s shameful for those, who are ruling in Delhi and Kashmir and are extending support to the criminals involved in the aforesaid kidnapping, gang rape and brutal murder of the minor girl.” »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Grand Mufti-designate, Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam, has criticized India for its dual nature and termed New Delhi’s dialogue offer as ambiguous and doubtful.

Mufti Nasir-ul-Islam in a statement issued in Srinagar said that there was no consensus in Delhi over talks offer as both Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, and Foreign Minister, Sushma Swaraj, had issued contradictory statements regarding the dialogue with the Kashmiris. “On one hand Rajnath is saying there should be dialogue. While on the other, Sushma says no talks unless terror is stopped,” Mufti said. “Who is speaking truth among the two?” he asked. »

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, contrary to what is being projected by Indian media, the Ramadan ceasefire has hardly brought any relief to South Kashmir from the daily harassment meted out by Indian troops.

The people of South Kashmir told an English Daily Kashmir Monitor that there has hardly been any let up in frisking, raids, arrests, and vandalising of the public property by the Indian forces’ personnel. »

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